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Lawrence "Choo" Rousslange

February 18, 1926 — June 4, 2023

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Lawrence "Choo" Rousslange

Lawrence J. “Choo” Rousslange, age 97 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at Getty Street Assisted Living in Sauk Centre.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 9 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Mark Botzet officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with military honors by the Sauk Centre United Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church in Sauk Centre.

Lawrence Rousslange was born February 18, 1926 in Raymond Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Hubert and Katherine (Essler) Rousslange. He served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946 during WWII aboard the USS Kaskaskia. On October 30, 1950 he married Helen Spier at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. In 1956, Lawrence owned and operated Land Gas & Tire Company in Sauk Centre for many years. He was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Catholic Order of Foresters, Paul F. Donart VFW Post 2853, and American Legion Post 67.

He enjoyed shaking dice at the station with customers, visiting with friends at the Legion, and looking forward to getting scratch offs to see if it was a big winner.

Survivors include his children, Linda Bromenshenkel, Duane (LuAnn) Rousslange, Keith Rousslange and Debra (John) Metcalf, all of Sauk Centre; nine grandchildren, Tim (Missy), Brad (Melissa), and Bill (Lynn) Bromenshenkel, Joshua (Maressa), Eric (Gillian), and Andrew (Allyson) Rousslange, Emily (Ryan) West, Kayla (Jesse) Douvier, and Kyle Metcalf; 18 great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Harvey Spier.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen Rousslange on January 10, 2005; son-in-law, Don Bromenshenkel on November 6, 2012; brothers and sisters-in-law, Aloysius “Jack” (Sally) Rousslang and Anthony “Tony” (Francella) Rousslang; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene (Edward) Bieringer and Lorraine (Howard) Flowers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Visitation

Friday, June 9, 2023

9:30 - 10:45 am

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

207 7th St S, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 9, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

207 7th St S, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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